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Mexico: A Nation of Contrasts
Tourists
Colony
Tortillas
Rural
people who travel to other countries
is land that is ruled by another nation
flat bread made from corn
are places that are not near cities
Tourists
people who travel to other countries
Colony
is land that is ruled by another nation
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The Americans Chapter 6: Launching A New Nation
George Washington
Judiciary Act of 1789
Jay Treaty
Alexander Hamilton
1st President (1789-1792); no party affiliation; notable even…
A law passed by the first Congress to establish the federal c…
Agreement during the Early Republic where the British would e…
First Secretary of the Treasury. He advocated creation of a n…
George Washington
1st President (1789-1792); no party affiliation; notable even…
Judiciary Act of 1789
A law passed by the first Congress to establish the federal c…
21 terms
A New Nation
treaty
ratification
confederation
petition
an official agreement that is made between two or more countr…
making an agreement official by signing it or voting for it
group of people, organizations, etc, that are joined together…
a formal written request made to an official person or orgnai…
treaty
an official agreement that is made between two or more countr…
ratification
making an agreement official by signing it or voting for it
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A Changing Nation
telegraph
transcontinental railroad
prejudice
Great Plains
a machine that sends signals over wires using Morse Code
the first railroad that went across the country - east to west
an unfair, negative opinion of others
a region of the United States
telegraph
a machine that sends signals over wires using Morse Code
transcontinental railroad
the first railroad that went across the country - east to west
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Chapter 6 Mexico: A Nation of Contrasts
Tourists
Colony
Traditional
Tortillas
is a person who visits a place for pleasure and fun.
is a land that is ruled by another nation.
an inherited, established, or customary pattern of thought, a…
is a flat brad made from corn or wheat
Tourists
is a person who visits a place for pleasure and fun.
Colony
is a land that is ruled by another nation.
Unit 5: A Dividing Nation
Eli Whitney's Cotton Gin
Plantation
Industrial Revolution
Urbanization
A hand-operated machine that cleaned seeds and other unwanted…
A large area of privately owned land where crops were grown t…
The dramatic change in economies brought about by the use of…
The growth of cities caused by the industrial revolution. Peo…
Eli Whitney's Cotton Gin
A hand-operated machine that cleaned seeds and other unwanted…
Plantation
A large area of privately owned land where crops were grown t…
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A New Nation-Vocabulary
Articles of Confederation
Northwest Territory
Northwest Ordinance
Republic
The first written plan of government for the United States of…
A region of the United States bounded by the Ohio, Mississipp…
A law passed by Congress in 1787 that specified how western l…
A country governed by elected officials.
Articles of Confederation
The first written plan of government for the United States of…
Northwest Territory
A region of the United States bounded by the Ohio, Mississipp…
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Unit 3: Launching a New Nation
Manifest Destiny
Political Party
Federalist
Democratic-Republicans
The attitude during the 19th century period of American expan…
an organization of people which seeks to achieve goals common…
supporter of the Constitution and a strong national governmen…
political party that believed in a weaker, smaller national g…
Manifest Destiny
The attitude during the 19th century period of American expan…
Political Party
an organization of people which seeks to achieve goals common…
31 terms
Unit 3: Growth of a Nation
Texas Annexation
Interchangeable Parts
Mexican American War
Seneca Falls Convention
the event in 1845 that caused the Mexican American
a new method of making machines, it helped fix broken parts f…
a conflict from 1846-1848 that the US won and received territ…
the location where the Women's Rights Movement began in 1848…
Texas Annexation
the event in 1845 that caused the Mexican American
Interchangeable Parts
a new method of making machines, it helped fix broken parts f…
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4H5. Unit 5-Lesson 1 Forming A New Nation
analyze
Articles of Confederation
amendment
bill
to break into smaller components for the purpose of study or…
the original constitution of the US, ratified in 1781
a change to a document such as the Constitution of the United…
a document in Congress that may be voted on to become a law
analyze
to break into smaller components for the purpose of study or…
Articles of Confederation
the original constitution of the US, ratified in 1781
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A New Nation Vocabulary
Annexation
Administration
Balanced Budget
Cabinet
Addition of new territory to an existing country
the people and organizations that make up the executive branc…
A budget in which revenues are equal to spending
Advisory council for the president consisting of the heads of…
Annexation
Addition of new territory to an existing country
Administration
the people and organizations that make up the executive branc…
4 - Ohio History: Ch. 2; A New Nation
1. Parliament
1. Stamp Act
1. tax
1. boycott
- the law-making part of the government of Great Britian
- a law stating that if colonists bought any printed material…
- money paid to the government
- to not buy; often a refusal by a large group of people to b…
1. Parliament
- the law-making part of the government of Great Britian
1. Stamp Act
- a law stating that if colonists bought any printed material…
Unit 3: Birth of A Nation
Articles of Confederation
Northwest Land Ordinance
Shay's Rebellion
Public Education
This was the government that guided the United States before…
Act passed during the period of the Articles of Confederation…
This civic disturbance in Massachusetts before the Constituti…
The Sale of land in plot 16 of areas under the Northwest Ordi…
Articles of Confederation
This was the government that guided the United States before…
Northwest Land Ordinance
Act passed during the period of the Articles of Confederation…
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COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS, CITIES &NATIONALITIES
Asia
Africa
North America
South America
Asia is the Earth's largest and most populous continent,
Africa is the world's second-largest and second-most-populous…
third largest of the world's continents,
South America is a continent located in the Western Hemispher…
Asia
Asia is the Earth's largest and most populous continent,
Africa
Africa is the world's second-largest and second-most-populous…
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COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS, CITIES &NATIONALITIES
Asia
Africa
North America
South America
Asia is the Earth's largest and most populous continent,
Africa is the world's second-largest and second-most-populous…
third largest of the world's continents,
South America is a continent located in the Western Hemispher…
Asia
Asia is the Earth's largest and most populous continent,
Africa
Africa is the world's second-largest and second-most-populous…
21 terms
Unit 5: Challenges of a New Nation
Amendment
Bill
Cabinet
Capital
a change to a document such as the Constitution of the United…
a document in Congress that may be voted on to become a law.
the leadership group appointed by the president to help gover…
the city in country where the government meets.
Amendment
a change to a document such as the Constitution of the United…
Bill
a document in Congress that may be voted on to become a law.
20 terms
Unit 3- Forming a New Nation
Articles of Confederation
Constitutional Convention
Enlightenment
Great Compromise
I am the first written plan of government for the United Stat…
I am a meeting held in Philadelphia in 1787 which delegates f…
I emphasized using rational thoughts to discover truths about…
I am the plan that established a 2 house congress 1 based on…
Articles of Confederation
I am the first written plan of government for the United Stat…
Constitutional Convention
I am a meeting held in Philadelphia in 1787 which delegates f…
30 terms
Chapter 7: Launching the Nation
George Washington
electoral college
Martha Washington
precedent
Revolutionary War hero and first president of the United States
a body of electors that chooses a president based on the peop…
George Washington's wife, who entertained guests at the White…
an action or decision that later serves as an example
George Washington
Revolutionary War hero and first president of the United States
electoral college
a body of electors that chooses a president based on the peop…
30 terms
Chapter 7 Birthplace of a Nation
empire
Ohio River Valley
forts
Fort Duquesne
group of countries or territories under the control of one go…
region with rich soil for farming and good trapping opportuni…
The British were not happy that these were being built so tha…
French Fort that was built where Pittsburgh is located today.
empire
group of countries or territories under the control of one go…
Ohio River Valley
region with rich soil for farming and good trapping opportuni…
Reshaping the Nation
Physical Features (characteristic)
Climate
Erosion
Natural resources
The natural features of Earth, such as land formations or veg…
The weather patterns that an area typically experiences over…
A process by which water, wind, or ice wears away land forms…
Is something that is found in nature and can be used by peopl…
Physical Features (characteristic)
The natural features of Earth, such as land formations or veg…
Climate
The weather patterns that an area typically experiences over…
13 terms
Communities: Build a Nation
Cherokee
Iroquois
Christopher Columbus
Samuel de Champlain
a native american group that settled in the forests of the So…
a native american group that settled in the forests of what i…
from Spain and explored Hispaniola
from France and explored the Great Lakes
Cherokee
a native american group that settled in the forests of the So…
Iroquois
a native american group that settled in the forests of what i…
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Chapter 6: Launching the New nation
Judiciary Act of 1789
Alexander Hamilton
Cabinet
Bank of the United States
Law that set up the national court system
An early Federalist leader
Chief advisers of the president
a national bank funded by the federal government and wealthy…
Judiciary Act of 1789
Law that set up the national court system
Alexander Hamilton
An early Federalist leader
32 terms
8th Growth of a nation: Chapter 9
Aaron Burr
Andrew Jackson
Battle of New Orleans
Constitution
had a disgraceful end to his career as he attempted to take p…
he routed the British at New Orleans
took place after the War of 1812
American ship that achieved an important victory during the W…
Aaron Burr
had a disgraceful end to his career as he attempted to take p…
Andrew Jackson
he routed the British at New Orleans
50 terms
CH3: The Growth of a Young Nation
John Marshall
Marbury vs Madison
McColloch vs Maryland
Gibbons vs Ogden
-2nd Chief Justice of Supreme Court... -Federalist... -declared Jud…
(1803)... -establishes judicial review (court can declare a law…
(1819)... -Maryland's law about bank taxing declared unconstitut…
(1824)... -Congress controls interstate commerce
John Marshall
-2nd Chief Justice of Supreme Court... -Federalist... -declared Jud…
Marbury vs Madison
(1803)... -establishes judicial review (court can declare a law…
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Chapter 8 A New Nation
Whiskey Rebellion
Hamilton's Financial Plan
National Bank
bond
a 1794 protest by farmers that were angered over a tax on all…
1)paying off all war debts... 2)national tariffs... 3)creating a na…
Hamilton's big idea for the federal gov. to have its own bank…
a certificate issued by a gov. for an amt. of money that the…
Whiskey Rebellion
a 1794 protest by farmers that were angered over a tax on all…
Hamilton's Financial Plan
1)paying off all war debts... 2)national tariffs... 3)creating a na…
10 terms
From Nationalism to Sectionalism - Unit 3
Alexis de Tocqueville
Noah Webster
Nationalism
Sectionalism
French Philosopher
Lexicographer of american english
Belive that the nation is importend
Belive that just a part of a country importend is
Alexis de Tocqueville
French Philosopher
Noah Webster
Lexicographer of american english
54 terms
Chapter 6: Launching the New nation
Judiciary Act of 1789
Alexander Hamilton
Cabinet
Bank of the United States
Law that set up the national court system
An early Federalist leader
Chief advisers of the president
a national bank funded by the federal government and wealthy…
Judiciary Act of 1789
Law that set up the national court system
Alexander Hamilton
An early Federalist leader
15 terms
Unit 4 Key issue 1-2
Microstate
Territoriality
Nation-State
Self-Determination
A state that encompasses a very small land area
An individual or group attempt to identify and establish cont…
A state whose territory corresponds to that occupied by a par…
The concept that ethnicities have the right to govern themsel…
Microstate
A state that encompasses a very small land area
Territoriality
An individual or group attempt to identify and establish cont…
34 terms
The New Nation - Fourth grade
George Washington
John Adams
Cabinet
Thomas Jefferson
was unanimously elected our first President
was elected Vice-President
Washington formed a _________________ made up of the heads of…
Secretary of State
George Washington
was unanimously elected our first President
John Adams
was elected Vice-President
VMCHS CHAPTER 4 POLITICAL GEOGRAPHY & CHARACTERISTICS OF A NATION
nation
democracy
monarchy
dictatorship
a group of people with a common culture living in a territory…
type of government in which citizens hold political power
a ruling family headed by a ing or queen holds political powe…
a type of government in which an individual or small group ho…
nation
a group of people with a common culture living in a territory…
democracy
type of government in which citizens hold political power
72 terms
aphg unit 4 parts 1-4
political geography
territoriality
state
how many states in the world
the study of the organization and distribution of political p…
the attempt by a group to control people by delimiting and as…
an independent political unit w a defined territory, permanen…
189-196 depending on who you ask
political geography
the study of the organization and distribution of political p…
territoriality
the attempt by a group to control people by delimiting and as…
Chapter 9: Creating a Nation
constitution
citizen
territory
ordinace
A written plan for the goverment.... Each state had its own law…
An offical member of a city, a state, or a nation.... I am an o…
Land ruled by a national government but wich had no repressen…
A law... A big ________ is not to be on your phone while you dr…
constitution
A written plan for the goverment.... Each state had its own law…
citizen
An offical member of a city, a state, or a nation.... I am an o…
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Mexican National Era
Centralist
Department
Dowry
Empresario
Someone who believes power should be concentrated in the nati…
An administrative unit or division of land in Texas; similar…
The money, property, and goods a bride's family givers her gr…
The Spanish word for a land agent whose job it was to bring n…
Centralist
Someone who believes power should be concentrated in the nati…
Department
An administrative unit or division of land in Texas; similar…
34 terms
political geography test 3
multi nation-state
state
nation
homeland
when several distinct nations are found together in the same…
independent, bounded internationally recognized territory ful…
cultural unit, group of people with common ancestory
a territory based nation
multi nation-state
when several distinct nations are found together in the same…
state
independent, bounded internationally recognized territory ful…
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Nystrom A New Nation
tax
Loyalist
Patriot
intolerable
money paid by people and companies to cover the costs of gove…
colonist supporting Britain during the Revolutionary War
colonist supporting the fight for independence during the Rev…
unacceptable
tax
money paid by people and companies to cover the costs of gove…
Loyalist
colonist supporting Britain during the Revolutionary War
18 terms
Chap 9- Creating a Nation
territory
constitution
citizen
ordinance
an area of land that is ruled by a government; a frontier reg…
a written plan of how a country's government will work
an official member of a city, state, or nation
a law
territory
an area of land that is ruled by a government; a frontier reg…
constitution
a written plan of how a country's government will work
35 terms
Chapter 7- Launching the Nation
First President
Agreement
electoral college
Washington's Vice President
George Washington
a decision reached by two or more people or groups
a body of electors who vote represent the people' vote in cho…
John Adams
First President
George Washington
Agreement
a decision reached by two or more people or groups
76 terms
Political Organization of Space
Nation
State
Nation-state
Stateless nation
tightly knit group of people sharing a common language, ethni…
politically organized territory administered by a sovereign g…
a state whose population possesses a substantial degree of cu…
People without a country, for example, the Kurds, and the Pal…
Nation
tightly knit group of people sharing a common language, ethni…
State
politically organized territory administered by a sovereign g…
35 terms
Chapter 15 Manifest Destiny Terms
divine
justifiable
territory
diplomacy
to declare permission from God
something that can be defended as being right or deserved
a region of land
conducting negotiations with other countries
divine
to declare permission from God
justifiable
something that can be defended as being right or deserved
60 terms
Unit 4 Vocab
Frontier
City-state
State
Territory
a line or border separating two countries
a city that with its surrounding territory forms an independe…
a nation or territory considered as an organized political co…
an area of land under the jurisdiction of a ruler or state
Frontier
a line or border separating two countries
City-state
a city that with its surrounding territory forms an independe…
2,000 terms
AP Human Geo Set
Balance of Power
Berlin Conference
Boundary
Capital
Condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countrie…
The Berlin Conference of 1884-85 regulated European colonizat…
Invisible line that marks the extent of a state's territory
The most important city or town of a country or region, usual…
Balance of Power
Condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countrie…
Berlin Conference
The Berlin Conference of 1884-85 regulated European colonizat…
Ap Human Geo Chapter 10: A World of Nations and States
Political Unit
Soverignty
Legitimacy
Internal Legitimacy
a unit of territory defined by boundaries set by political au…
indicates a particular government that has complete control p…
outside recognition by other governments, can be established…
the consent from a people of that state that it is a true nat…
Political Unit
a unit of territory defined by boundaries set by political au…
Soverignty
indicates a particular government that has complete control p…
60 terms
Pre-Ap Human Geography Chapter 10: A World of Nations and States
Political Unit
Soverignty
Legitimacy
Internal Legitimacy
a unit of territory defined by boundaries set by political au…
indicates a particular government that has complete control p…
outside recognition by other governments, can be established…
the consent from a people of that state that it is a true nat…
Political Unit
a unit of territory defined by boundaries set by political au…
Soverignty
indicates a particular government that has complete control p…
8 terms
SS Unit 1, Lessons 3 and 4 Vocabulary
indigenous
Northwest Passage
voyageur
province
people who descended from an area's inhabitants
a water route believed to flow through North America to Asia…
a trader who transported furs by canoe in New France
a political division of a country
indigenous
people who descended from an area's inhabitants
Northwest Passage
a water route believed to flow through North America to Asia…
12 terms
Map Vocabulary Part 2
Continent
Country
State/Province
County
Large areas of land that are independent from each other or b…
A nation with its own government occupying a territory
A nation or territory that is smaller than a country (many ma…
A political division of a state with certain local government…
Continent
Large areas of land that are independent from each other or b…
Country
A nation with its own government occupying a territory
40 terms
Shaping a New Nation
Confederation
Cananda
Ancient Greece and Rome
Dictatorship
A group of "states" that are allied together to form a politi…
An example of a current day confederation
The colonies looked to this civilization as a precendent when…
Many colonists were fearful of this happening in our new gove…
Confederation
A group of "states" that are allied together to form a politi…
Cananda
An example of a current day confederation
8 terms
Imperialism in Africa and India
annex
indirect rule
direct rule
assimilate
to incorporate territory
local rulers of a colony are allowed to remain in authority b…
local leaders are removed from power and leaders from the mot…
to take on the characteristics of a new culture
annex
to incorporate territory
indirect rule
local rulers of a colony are allowed to remain in authority b…
9 terms
Lesson 15: Manifest Destiny & the Growing Nation
manifest destiny
territory
diplomacy
Texas War for Independence
obvious fate. Belief that it was America's right and duty to…
region of land
art of conducting negotiations with other countries
the 1836 rebellion of Texans against Mexican rule that result…
manifest destiny
obvious fate. Belief that it was America's right and duty to…
territory
region of land
28 terms
Chapter 2 A Land Called Texas
Plains
aquifers
extinct
habitat
area of flat or rolling land with no sharp rise or fall in el…
natural formations of gravel, rock, and sand that trap and ho…
died out completely
environmental home of an animal
Plains
area of flat or rolling land with no sharp rise or fall in el…
aquifers
natural formations of gravel, rock, and sand that trap and ho…
APHG Vocab Ch. Political Geography
City-State
Colonialism
Compact State
Demarcation
a city that with its surrounding territory forms an independe…
the policy or practice of acquiring full or partial political…
the distance from the center to any boundary does not vary si…
the action of fixing the boundary or limits of something; a d…
City-State
a city that with its surrounding territory forms an independe…
Colonialism
the policy or practice of acquiring full or partial political…
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